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2 la Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL S37/iTISTICS OBITUARIES Virginia Ruth (Chapman) Bozeman Robert James Funk Virginia Ruth (Chapman) Bozeman passed away peacefully Jan. 22, 2015, in Puyallup, Washington. Virginia was born June 7, 1938, in New Mexico to Ruth and Alex Chapman and was the third of their seven children. She was married for 59 years to Chessie Bozeman until his death in 2013 and resided in Quincy during that time. Virginia is survived by her son Clint Bozeman and his wife Charolette, of Puyallup, Washington; daughter Carolyn Gayton and her husband John, of Lincoln; precious grandchildren Keith, Rachael, Jennifer and Richard; and eight great-grandchildren. A celebration of Virginia's life will be held at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds Mineral Building, 204 Fairgrounds Road, Quincy, on Wednesday, March 4, at 1 p.m. Private interment will take place in the Old Quincy Cemetery. Greenville resident Robert James Funk passed from this life Monday evening, Feb. 16, 2015, at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy following a courageous battle with cancer. Born March 13, 1948, in Oroville, to William and Maryellen (Mattly) Funk, Robert was raised and educated in Oroville, graduating from Oroville High School as a member of the Class of 1966, in which he lettered in wrestling. Shortly following his graduation, Robert entered the military where he served his country honorably as a member of the U.S. Air Force. Robert served two tours of duty in Vietnam. Following his discharge, Sgt. Funk returned to Sacramento where he continued his education at Sacramento State College. In 1976, he returned to Oroville before moving to Quincy in .1977. Robert owned and operated Pisces Plumbing before going to work for the Quincy Community Services District. Robert loved the .outdoors and enjoyed it through hiking and fishing. An Obituary Policy Feather Publishing offers free death notices or paid obituaries. Paid obituaries start at $80 and may include a photo for an additional $10. For more information or to arrange for these notices contact any of our offices during business hours or e-mail typesetting@, subject obit. BIRTH Keaton Jeffrey Carmichael Keaton Jeffrey Carmichael was born to Kristin and Tyler Carmichael, of Portola, on Feb. 11, 2015, at 7:24 p.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. Keaton Jeffrey weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Susan Tapp, of Portola; and Cary and Teddi Poole, of Wilsonville, Oregon. Paternal grandparents are Jeff Carmichael, of Portola, and Darla McKinney, of Reno, Nevada. Keaton Jeffrey is also welcomed by brother Dayton, 12. accomplished guitarist, Robert also enjoyed playing tennis. In passing Robert leaves his son Ashley James Steger, of Arcata; mother Maryellen Funk, of Sacrament; sisters Judy Ann Funk-Highfill and her husband Larry, of Pinole, and Jeanie Rosa-Funk-Reed, of Citrus Heights; along with two nephews and one niece. A celebration of Robert's life is being planned for later this spring following cremation at Fehrman Crematory. An opportunity to express condolences to the family and sign the memorial guest register is available online at Betty McLaughlin Betty McLaughlin passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Betty was born Nov. 8, 1927, and had been a resident of Plumas County most of her life. Betty was proceeded in death by her first husband, of 20 years, Chadrick Patterson, and her second husband, of 25 years, Jack McLaughlin; also her son Ronald Patterson and daughter Linda Mallory. Betty was a gentle, loving person who enjoyed staying home and taking care of her family, working on her crafts and crocheting. Betty has passed on her love of cats and the outdoors to her family. Betty is survived by her daughter Anita (Mel) Merinoi of Quincy; stepsons Jackie McLaughlin (Denise), of Crescent Mills, and Ken McLaughlin, of Brownsville; grandchildren Brian Forslund, Sarah (James) Lausen, Tarrah Merino and Kayce McLaughlin; great-grandchildren Tori and Taylor Forslund, Marleigh Merino and Chadrick and August Lausen; her brother William (Margaret) Fox; and many nieces and nephews. Dean Edwin Snyder Dean Edwin' Snyder, age 92, of Lake Almanor, passed away Feb. 20, 2015, survived by his loving wife of over 71 years, Bonnie Snyder. He led a very active life building boats, fishing, hunting and working-- even up until his last days. He spent the early years of his life in the U.S. Coast Guard, serving in World War II as an aviation machinist's mate Dean was a member of the Free & Accepted Masons of California. He and his wife, Bonnie, have been residents of Lake Almanor for 38 years. Dean loved telling stories about his full life. Dean was loved and will be missed by four children, five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and countless family and friends. A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 27, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Lassen Community Church. An opportunity to express condolences to the family and sign the memorial guest register can be found online at, ,: I !ieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Masons of California, Plumas Lodge No. 60, 70 Harbison St., Quincy, CA 95971. DEATH NOTICE Georgia Ellen Irving Quincy resident Georgia Ellen Irving died Friday evening, Feb. 20, 2015, at Quincy Nursing and Rehabilitation at the age of 97. She was born in Stockton 19th ANNUAL JOBFAIR on April 23, 1917. In passing Georgia leaves her son John Grant Irving III, 6f Quincy, and two granddaughters. Georgia joi.ns her husband Jay Irving Jr. and brother Gordon in their eternal home. At Georgia's request, no services will take place following cremation at Fehrman Crematory. An opportunity to express condolences to the family and sign the memorial guest register is available online at fehrman Resource center to offer, free volunteer tax help The Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center announced that it now offers the no-cost Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program ir Quincy, Greenville, Chester, Portola, Loyalton and Downieville. VITA provides free tax help to people who generally make $53,000 or less, people with disabilities, taxpayers with limited English abilities, the elderly, those recently released from prison and/or on parole, and anyone who needs assistance in preparing personal tax returns. The resource center has IRS-certified voluntqers who provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to all qualified individuals. Those interested may call 283-5515 to schedule an appointment. To learn more about VITA visit lcuLAKU. In addition to VITA, the Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program offers free tax help for all taxpayers, particularly those who are 60 years of age and older, specializing in questions about pensions and retirement-related issues unique to seniors. The IRS-certified volunteers who provide tax counseling are often retired individuals associated with nonprofit organizations that receive grants from the IRS. The earned income tax credit provides sizeable refunds to low-income . ,, working taxpayers. To learn more about the earned income tax credit, visit http:// EITC Awareness Day EITC Awareness Day is an event organized by the IRS and its partners to educate the public about the EtTC and requirements to claim the credit. The goal is to raise awareness of EITC to ensure every qualified worker claims and receives his or her EITC. EITC could put up to $6,143 into the pockets of eligible taxpayers. This is money taxpayers can use to ke:thetves a little,: ,, easier,noy pmoney-they ,, can put away for a rainy day. But taxpayers must file and claim the credit to receive it. Lassen forest's Zone V closed to woodcutting The Lassen National Forest reminds the public that the Eagle Lake Ranger District, which corresponds to Zone V on the Fuelwood Cutting Map, remains closed to firewood cuttifig. Forest employees are aware that moderate to severe wind damage has occurred in some areas of the district, and district personnel are currently assessing the situation. Numerous trees have fallen ...... R- Generator Installs (530) 616-0469 Rick Deacon, Owner CA Lic #978127 RICK'S 331 Fi>Y"" ,""i',,,,,, '"'  i i i across roads, which the district plans to reopen in the near future when it is safe to do so, Members of the public are not permitted to cut firewood to open roads, as this would be a violation. Anyone caught cutting wood or opening roads within Zone V will be cited and charged for damages. Anyone who needs a road opened to access private property or who has any questions or concerns may contact the Eagle Lake Ranger District at 257-4188. Although the Eagle Lake Ranger District is currently closed to firewood cutting, both the Almanor and Hat Creek districts of the Lassen National Forest remain open to woodcutting. Depending upon conditions, Zone V could reopen sometime in late May or early June. The public will be notified when this occurs. nument /o, 900n.ol;on, established 1929 Monuments Benches Signs Borders Address Stones GRANITE - MARBLE NATURAL STONE 110 PACIFIC STREET P.O. BOX 1766 PORTOLA CA 96122 (530) 832-1908 ' FAX (530) 832-6828 WWW.CHILCOOTMONuMENT.NET CELEBRATE A LIFE LIVED. With over 25 years experience, Greg Marr and Associates have been a part your family when you've needed them most. Find out how you can celebrate the life of your loved one with gentle guidance and individual touch. Serving Plumas, Sierra and Lassen Counties, Manni Funeral Home arranges home appointments if you are unable to travel. CAL-FD 158-CR 300 WWW.MANNIFuNERALHOME.COM 530-832-4673